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Geraud Lecerf

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

El Cid Tropical Villa w/Private pool-minutes to Palm Beach -OWNER OPERATED

12 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

El Cid House Rental Photos and Description

Casa Palma is set in the heart of West Palm Beach's coveted Historic District 'El Cid', just one block from the Intracoastal Waterway. This charming home is within a few minutes of all the major attractions of the Palm Beach area and walking distance to downtown along the beautiful 'Flagler Drive' and only 5 minutes from the Palm Beach International Airport.

Relax and enjoy the 'southern exposed' heated pool and spa nestled amongst the lush tropical garden featuring a gorgeous Traveller's Palm and a massive Ficus Hedge providing complete privacy. Casa Palma offers all the modern amenities you'd expect from a luxurious home including Wifi internet, cable TV, laundry and a one car garage. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped and a chef's delight. Each bedroom is tastefully decorated with authentic Palm Beach charm. The sun lit Florida room opens onto a fabulous Coquina Stone deck with a lovely pergola that is perfect for a nice dinner 'al fresco' or just relaxing by the pool with a glass of wine and a good book. Enjoy the outdoor gas grill and treat your friends with your catch of the day.

You will be enchanted by the elegant comfort and convenient location of this lovely home.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Geraud Lecerf (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

About Geraud Lecerf

Currently living in Toronto and after just one visit to Palm Beach, Casa Palma just had to be ours to share!

OWNER OPERATED | NO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES

Geraud Lecerf purchased this house in 2013

Why Geraud Lecerf chose West Palm Beach

First off Casa Palma is simply gorgeous then the El Cid neighborhood is fabulous and Palm Beach has the most beautiful clear water of all of Southeast Florida plus during the peak season Palm Beach still feels like a quaint little Oceanside Gem but with it's world renown 'Worth Avenue' shopping at your finger tips. The area restaurants are amazing offering some of the finest formal dining in the country or the most casual 'flip flops and T-Shirt' waterfront watering holes in existence.

What makes this house unique

The weather is truly stunning. From the moment you arrive you will feel the healthy effects of the Sun's warm rays, the Atlantic ocean's amazing deep blue waters and it's exotic tropical breeze.

Reviews

4.8
based on 12 traveler reviews

El Cid Tropical Villa w/Private pool-minutes to Palm Beach -OWNER OPERATED
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
Mexico city
5

A Charming House with a lovely pool and garden!

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, fully equiped kitchen Quiet neighborhood, 10 minute access to all Palm Beach amenities, I really enjoyed my stay!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mexico city
5

Mrs

  • 5 of 5

A charming house with a lovely pool and very nice garden

Very comfortable

Fully equipped kitchen

Quiet neighborhood

10 min access to all Palm Beach amenities

I really enjoyed my stay

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Overrated

  • 3 of 5

We rented this house for the month of March 2016. We have been to WPB before so were really looking forward to this holiday. The property is in a nice neighbourhood and is close to amenities. It is clean. However, for the premium price paid, it does not represent good value. The pool is old and needs work. The skimmer leaks and the hot tub is not run separately and therefore is just an extension of the pool. Outdoor lights are burnt out, the garage door opener doesn't work, the beach umbrella is broken, one of the bikes had a flat tire, the patio roof leaks, the surround sound system doesn't work properly. We asked for a Teflon frying pan and the property manager bought a set at the dollar store. The toilet paper holder in the bathroom was broken by the housekeeper and the property manager didn't bother fixing it while we were there. While we were there the air conditioner was broken and the toilet was leaking (both were repaired).

Also, while we paid a $1,000 security deposit in U.S. funds in good faith and were told we would get a full refund, the refund was provided in Canadian dollars that did not convert to $1,000 U.S.. We lost about $50 in the conversion.

It's really too bad. This property has a lot of potential but needs many repairs and upgrades to warrant the rent being asked for.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lois and Gordon, we are really sorry to hear that you had to deal with these unexpected issues during your stay, we do thank you for your valuable feedback. Guest suggestions always help us become better landlords and improve our home’s standards to offer the best possible rental experience. We have taken immediate measures to address these improvements for future tenants.
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CASABLANCA / MOROCCO
5

Great neighborhood and very nice property

  • 5 of 5

All aspects of the house were terrific: the decoration was very tasteful, the bedding awesome, the garden and the pool were very well maintained. We were very close to some of the finest restaurants we've ever been to. We've enjoyed walking in the neighborhood withoout being that far from the beaches and the OKEEHEELEE park.

We will definitely come back one day.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

CASA PALMA WAS OUR PRIVATE PARADISE!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the house. Steve (the manager) and Max (the pool man) were very courteous and responsive. The house was immaculate, well stocked (dishes/linens/towels/bikes) etc. and comfy. The heated pool and hot tub were heaven. We enjoyed the neighborhood. We would recommend this house without reservation.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northwest Connecticut
5

JUST WHERE WE WANTED TO BE

  • 5 of 5

We found this house exactly what we hoped it would be. The location was ideal, the house is fully renovated and decorated with the right lack of clutter that's so common in other properties. Great kitchen and well equiped for an occasional home cooked meal. We loved walking around the neighborhood as well as enjoying the beautifully landscaped property that was our temporary home. Will visit again next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
West Palm Beach International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Everglades Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Palm Beach
Car: not necessary

El Cid is West Palm Beach's most coveted Historic district. This home is minutes away from downtown, Palm Beach and oceanfront beaches, in a very quiet, high-end and safe neighborhood.

Among many attractions and landmark restaurants in the area, enjoy:

* A cultural escapade at Norton Museum of Art (norton.org)

* A delightful tour along renowned Antique Row, a choice stretch on Dixie Highway (located just a few blocks away from the house)

* A luxurious lunch or dinner at famous Cafe Boulud at the Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach

* A drink at the recently redesigned HMF lounge at the landmark Breakers Palm Beach, and enjoy the big scene as it was in the Deco era when Rockefellers, Vanderbilts and Carnegies made the hotel their playground.

* A healthy and sightful biking ride along the intracoastal into Palm Beach and its Marina

* An entertaining shopping and foodie spree at nearby CityPlace mall downtown

* An adventurous escape to Delray Beach, and nearby Ft Lauderdale and Miami Beach.

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Rates & Availability

El Cid House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low season
May 1 2016 - Oct 2 2016
4 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
Fall
Oct 4 2016 - Dec 16 2016
4 night minimum stay
$320
 
 
Holiday
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$420
 
 
Peak
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$390
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$285
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $135 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

$1000 Damage deposit will be required for Monthly rentals.
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Amenities

El Cid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown
  • Lake View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Ample Closet space and shuttered windows to block out the morning sun.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
EXCLUSIVELY LISTED ON VRBO/HOMEAWAY - (other listings fraudulent)

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